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Leadership Lessons from Professional Football: Championship Wisdom from Super Bowl Champions

Book Description

This book was written to help leaders use some of the valuable lessons learned from winning teams to help your team become more successful. These 30 lessons remind leaders that a tradition of winning alone won't make them successful. You have to continue a tradition of winning every day, whether you are a professional football team or any other type of organization. Each lesson is covered in a separate section and includes an inspirational summary statement and thought-provoking leadership questions.

Table of Contents

  1. Title
  2. Copyright
  3. About the Leadership Lessons from Life Series
  4. Introduction
  5. Leadership Lesson #1
    1. Work together as a team.
  6. Leadership Lesson #2
    1. Learn from the players.
  7. Leadership Lesson #3
    1. Do not rely on superstars to get you through.
  8. Leadership Lesson #4
    1. Build bench strength.
  9. Leadership Lesson #5
    1. Recognize your unsung heroes.
  10. Leadership Lesson #6
    1. Identify the real competition.
  11. Leadership Lesson #7
    1. Earn the support of the community.
  12. Leadership Lesson #8
    1. Give your team emotional support and encouragement.
  13. Leadership Lesson #9
    1. Scout the competition.
  14. Leadership Lesson #10
    1. Keep score.
  15. Leadership Lesson #11
    1. Teach the basics of the game.
  16. Leadership Lesson #12
    1. Develop a playbook.
  17. Leadership Lesson #13
    1. Create a game plan.
  18. Leadership Lesson #14
    1. Make sure everyone on the team knows the game plan.
  19. Leadership Lesson #15
    1. Practice your two-minute drill.
  20. Leadership Lesson #16
    1. Get everyone into the game.
  21. Leadership Lesson #17
    1. Make sure no one is sitting in the stands.
  22. Leadership Lesson #18
    1. Remember that you’re all on the same team.
  23. Leadership Lesson #19
    1. Communicate.
  24. Leadership Lesson #20
    1. Prevent fumbles and turnovers.
  25. Leadership Lesson #21
    1. Know what the penalties are.
  26. Leadership Lesson #22
    1. Develop resilience.
  27. Leadership Lesson #23
    1. Be confident.
  28. Leadership Lesson #24
    1. Stay focused.
  29. Leadership Lesson #25
    1. Keep one eye on the goal.
  30. Leadership Lesson #26
    1. Respect your competition.
  31. Leadership Lesson #27
    1. Play defensively.
  32. Leadership Lesson #28
    1. Know who you are.
  33. Leadership Lesson #29
    1. Control the clock.
  34. Leadership Lesson #30
    1. Treat every player like a champion.
    2. Post-Game Wrap-Up
    3. Game Summary
  35. About the Author